Skip to main content
Go to accessibility notice
There are currently no items available for purchase in this Department. Search our Auction Archives below to find item values.

Harry Herman Roseland (American, 1866-1950)


Also known as:  Roseland, Harry

Birth Place: New York City (New York state, United States)

A native and lifelong resident of Brooklyn, the late 19th-century painter Harry Roseland achieved acclaim and financial success for his charming depictions of African-American domestic and farm life.

While Roseland’s early genre paintings captured the sentimental relationships of upper middle-class white folks from New York, his mature paintings focused on post-Civil War blacks leading happy lives, whether picking cotton, telling fortunes, caring for children, or learning how to read and write.

Like fellow artists Winslow Homer, Richard Norris Brooke, and Edward Lamson Henry, Roseland romanticized the household and work conditions of African-Americans during Reconstruction rather than spotlighting grim realities.

Filters (4)
Save "Harry Herman Roseland" to My Wantlist Free Appraisal

How do you know what's valuable?

Our Art Value Guide provides free information about how to value your Harry Herman Roseland Artwork.

Get Notified of New Matches Create a Wantlist for "Harry Herman Roseland"
Create Wantlist
Have Harry Herman Roseland Artwork to sell? Ask about cash advances.
Free Appraisal

Harry Herman Roseland Original Art sold at auction

GREEN indicates a winning bid. RED indicates a losing bid.
GREEN indicates your reserve is met. RED indicates your reserve is not met.
GREEN indicates a winning bid or that your reserve is met. RED indicates a losing bid or that your reserve is not met.
Results per page: 24 48 72